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Latest news and ‘behind the scenes’ updates from IBUKU

Bamboo bannister

In the palm of your hand — Behind the details

When we began building with bamboo the focus was on dynamic structural shells. As we started building homes we realized that the interior details needed to live up to the majesty of that conversation we had started. Those mundane things that usually disappear or camouflage…

Ananda House in AD

Architectural Digest Embraces Bamboo

It is an honor to have our beloved Ananda House make its debut in the esteemed Architectural Digest USA (May 2017) as a 10-page feature story. To share the story of our journey with David and then to hear how the home makes him and…

The world that evolved inside of IBUKU’s homes

We have been designing furniture for each of our homes and structures for as long as we have been building them, striving to express bamboo’s strength, celebrate its uniqueness, and to complete the feeling our homes give, of being both inspired and at ease.  …

Putri IBUKU Furniture Designer

Meet Our Team: Putri, Furniture Designer

We asked Putri what bamboo means to her: “Bamboo has many families, ordo, genus and each of them has different characteristics. When we split the pole we can get amazing and beautiful details. We can make anything we dream of from bamboo because of its…

Creating a riverside spa in Bali

“​It meant a lot to me to​ have the chance to​ design on ​the Ayung River. I ​grew up on its banks and always ​found a sense of ​magic there. This site was set between the river’s edge and five meter cliff with water pouring…

Sumba Hospitality Foundation School

Designing a school in Sumba

In 2015 we were commissioned to design a very special project located in Sumba in eastern Indonesia. Sumba is one of the most disadvantaged places in Indonesia. Inge from the Sumba Hospitality Foundation came to us with her vision for a way to help the…